Stressing state of paraglider
rib in flight.
Coupled structural (MONSTR-2.2) and aerodynamic
(DVM-2) codes provide an aeroelastic approach.
Desirable rib shape
Shape of rib without strengthening ribbons
Shape of rib without strengthening ribbons. Warp turned
Strengthening carcass maintains streamlined shape of rib
Final rib design with carcass and 3 holes. Predicted shape
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